Cephalon Mourns the Passing of Founder, Chairman and CEO, Frank Baldino Jr., Ph.D.

Dec 17, 2010, 08:05 ET from Cephalon, Inc.

FRAZER, Pa., Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cephalon, Inc. (Nasdaq: CEPH) is sad to announce today that its founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Frank Baldino, Jr., Ph.D. passed away Thursday evening, December 16, 2010.  A pioneer in the biotechnology industry, he was an inspirational leader who will be sorely missed.  The Cephalon organization mourns his passing and extends its sympathies to the entire Baldino family. 

Media Contacts:

Cephalon: Fritz Bittenbender Vice President, Public Affairs T: 610-883-5855 C: 610-457-7041 fbittenb@cephalon.com

Chip Merritt Vice President, Investor Relations T: 610-738-6376 cmerritt@cephalon.com

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